Congratulations to Edd Mair for winning the 2015/16 Peter Parish Award for 'Best Proposal in the Field of American history' from the British Association of American Studies.
The City of Kingston upon Hull's annual Holocaust Memorial Day ceremony will be taking place between 6.30pm and 8.00pm in the Hull Guildhall (no booking needed). The guest lecturer this year is Dr Nicholas Evans from the University of Hull.
This month October marks the 10th anniversary of Oriel Chambers formally becoming WISE.
Frederick Douglass on why slavery and its ideologies never really ended
15th October 2015
Hull Stands Against Modern Slavery
16th November 2015
Drinks reception from 5.15pm
Event 6.00pm - 7.30pm
This international conference, organised by the Hakluyt Society, is based at both the University of Hull’s Maritime Historical Studies Centre and Wilberforce Institute for the study of Slavery and Emancipation (WISE).
The annual Alderman Sydney Smith Lecture ‘Frederick Douglass on Why Slavery and its Ideologies Never Really Ended’ is presented by Professor David W Blight, Yale University Thursday 15 October 2015 5.30pm at WISE.